COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, August 13

22 events

Support Groups

  • Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church

    Alanon 12 Step

    Recovery for people affected by someone else's drinking. Meetings are held at various times. 478-955-3422, www.ga-al-anon.org

Classes

  • East Athens Educational Dance Center

    Dance Class Registration

    Offering classes for beginners through advanced students. Classes include ballet, modern dance, tap, urban soul and more. Children, teens and adults. Classes begin in late January. 706-613-3624, www.accgov.com/dance

Games

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies. 

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Bubble Painting

    Paint with bubbles in an outdoor classroom. Ages 6 and up. 

  • Lay Park

    Teens Night Out

    Teens will play dodge ball, ultimate frisbee, trivia and more. Thursdays, Aug. 30–Oct. 25. Ages 12–17. www.accgov.com/leisure

Events

  • Multiple Locations

    Aug. 13, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (402 McKinley Dr.). Aug. 16, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (675 College Ave.). www.athensneighborhoodhealth.com

    Open House

    The Athens Neighborhood Health Center celebrates National Health Centers Week with free health screenings and voter registration. 

Live Music

Film

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Mondays, 6–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. First visit free. www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Meetings

  • Aug. 9, 2 p.m. & Aug. 13, 6 p.m. www.accgov.com

    Clayton Street Improvements Streetscape Public Meeting

    (Michael Brothers Building Mezzanine) Two public meetings are set for providing input on the streetscape design phase of the East Clayton Street Improvement Project. See City Dope on p. 5.

Auditions

  • Athens Little Playhouse

    A Holly Jolly Holiday Spectacular

    Athens Little Playhouse presents its first-ever holiday variety show for ages 5–18. Opportunities include singing, dancing and acting. Children are also encouraged to participate with ALP during the Downtown Parade of Lights on Dec. 6. Auditions on Nov. 8 or Nov. 9, 6 p.m. Performances on Dc. 14–16. www.athenslittleplayhouse.net

Ending Monday, August 13

 

Art

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    Handmade Harvest Fall Fest

    Indie South is seeking vendors selling handmade items and vintage for the Fall Fest on Sept. 22. Deadline to apply is Aug. 13. indiesouthfair@gmail.com, www.theindiesouth.com

Classes

  • Memorial Park

    Fit and Strong!

    This program combines flexibility, strength training and aerobic walking. For ages 55 & up. Mondays and Wednesdays, Aug. 13–Oct. 17, 9:30–11 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3580, www.accgov.com/leisure